Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Senator Harry Reid Celebrate The One Nevada Transmission Line

Las Vegas, NV
(October 19, 2010) – Great Basin Transmission, LLC (an affiliate of LS Power) and NV Energy participated in a celebration of the One Nevada Transmission Line (ON Line) with Jonathan Silver, Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and U.S. Senator Harry Reid. Details of the event are provided in the statements made by each of the participants on their websites.

Department of Energy:
"Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project to Deliver Renewable Energy to Southwest

Department of the Interior:
"Salazar Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Nevada Transmission Line

Senator Reid:
"Reid Breaks Ground For “On Line” North-South Transmission Line"

In August 2010, Great Basin and NV Energy announced the completion of an agreement to jointly own and construct ON Line. That agreement has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada and is under review by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

About Great Basin Transmission
Great Basin is a single-purpose company formed to develop, finance, construct, own, and operate the Southwest Intertie Project. Great Basin is wholly owned by LS Power, a power generation and transmission group. For more information, visit 

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